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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

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Publication Title: Sunday Mail
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Brisbane, Australia (Qld)
MOTOR CYCLING SPEEDING AT AYR [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

MOTOR CYCLING SPEEDING AT AYR HOME HILL, Saturday.— Motor cycle races were held at Ayr this afternoon. Results *. — Open Five Laps Handicap. — S. Overs, Douglas (lOscc behind), 1; Guy Clark, Douglas -9sec behind), 2; W. Bray, A.J.S. (20sec behind), 3. Four others -started. Won by 400 yards. Time. 13.53 2-5. t Open Handicap (eight laps). — Final: W. Bray, A..T.S. (Ssec behind), 1; X. Uosctto, Douglas (24sec behind), 2. Time, S.I1,*. Motor Car Bace (three laps). — F. Matthews, Chevrolet (scratch), 1; K. Newton, Ford (lOseo behind), 2; C. Thomas, Baby Austin (lOsec behind), 3. Won easily. Time, 4.412-5. Motor Cycle Musical Chairs. — F. Sinclair, (Harley Davidson), 1: J. Goss (Triumph). 2; h. Jensen (Indian Scout), 3. Motor Cycle and Side Car Kace (three laps).— F. Sinclair (Harley. 0 h.p.), 1; F. Stewart (Indian Scout), 2; W. M'Xamara (Ia dian Chief), 3. Only starters. Time. 4.21. Seven Lap Open Handicap.— N. Dossetto, Douglas -32sec behind), 1; W. Bray, A.J.S. (48sec behind), 2; G. Pe...

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Brisbane, Australia (Qld)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

THE TOWER OF LIES t WITH \ LON CHANEY and NORMA SHEARER, 1 * Advertised elsewhere in this pdper is d 'J^.^ Metro- /^^^ ^Haye* SHIS - £40 CHARLESTON CONTEST FINAL ON TUESDAY AT TROCADERO Some of the Competitors Mr. Walton and Mirs Thornton Mr. Thompson ? and Miss Winton. Mr. Buchanan and Miss Connell. iffl^K^i^B^ ??'???? -^^?SHnBH^^^^IBI * ' - i Mr. Adamson and Miss Jackson. I T\7HY not try ' -what' Lambert's 6ld Invalid »» Port vrllf do after Dengue or Influenza? Xo regrets. ? : .., . . T7ISIT0BS -to Cribb Island Mil Nadgei .* Beach, call In at Child's Toomtut Vineyard, and sample our choice wlnw * : '?*'??- -?. ?:..;-,'?-« - T

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Brisbane, Australia (Qld)
SYDNEY CHAMPIONSHIPS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

SYDNEY CHAMPIONSHIPS SYDXEY. Saturday.— Tin; Strathfield Club's metropolitau cliainpionshlp lawn tennis tourna ment was continued to-day at Strathticld. N. Pcaen. With sood driving aud l-y mixing bis shots, boat It. K. S('lilesinger. -T. Crawford lieat L. E. Baker in two straight sets. Ba.kcr was not up to his usual form. 3. O. Ander son experienced little difficulty in winning the first set against J. Clemenger. He con trolled his shots splendidly. He also gained a useful lead in the second set. Clemenger forced the issue and captured the set 8-6, but Anderson von the next, three ;;ar,u.-s for the set, ami won the match. Kesults : — AH Comers' Singles. — 5. O. Cummings beat C. S. Colcnian. 6-1. 6-S. 6-3: J. Will.ird l-eat R. O. Cummings, 5-7, G-l, C-3: X. Peach beat It. E. Sch'.esinger, U-7, 1-6, (i-3: J. Crawford beat L. E. Baker, (i-1, S-0; F,. Jordan licat H. T. Hicks. C-0. fi-4; J. O. Anderson licat J. Clemenger, G-l, 6-8. 6-4. brey beat Miss Cassidy, 6-0, 6-2; Miss But clierin...

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Brisbane, Australia (Qld)
THE LIGHTER SIDE "BROWN SUGAR" PLUMS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

THE LIGHTER SIDE 'BROWN SUGAR' PLUMS In 'Brown Sugar'1 the one-time chorus girl, Renee Kelly, who be comes the wife of Lord Slo.ine (George Barraud), gives expression to some lofty thoughts. They have the oppor tunity of evading a contract which, if fulfilled, would give rise to a lot of unpleasant talk. But a sense of honour holds them to it. 'Better,' remarks Miss Kelly to her husband, 'that people should say things about us than ?that we should think them ourselves.' Introduced into the dialogue with out auy apology is the Wilde epigram: 'Punctuality is tho thief of time.' There is this passage: — Mr. Wykeham: One must live, you know. . Miss Kelly: Yes, but not with one's friends and on one's friends at the same time. . Mr. Wykeham: After all, people are as God made them. Miss Kelly: But some grow worse. ..A most enjoyable feature of the pro duction is Miss Kelly's number, 'He doesn't know -what it's all about.' Sw.eetly sung and expressively, acted. Smith — Would you believe it,...

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Brisbane, Australia (Qld)
STATE SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

STATE SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS. Finality in tin- Qi:-vnsland State primary scluu-lK tennis cliampiunsbips was rcadit-il «'ii Saturday -iftt-rnuon. Of the various m-IihhIs fiiinpftin^. Miles a--liievrd wi'll-nn-rilpd *?!?-:- --css. and wun four of tlie live, cn-nts 'on trstcl. Itrisb:iiic rctainins only 0110 — tlic !jo-sf singles. I.i.taiis: — tiirls' SiHKlos.— M. Hardt-astln (Kaplu Juu« linii) v L. Gray (Jlilcs). 3-D: N'. Iltirn (Kmk Iea) v N. HuclKS (Mili-.s). 0-3. Viual : L. Gray v X Horn, t;-:s. ---:',. Girls' Diiiibh-s.— 1». Silcock— S. Jamos (Uulimlia) v SI. JJppold— S. JSeard.m (Ham ilton) ::-«; W. Mullen— M. Hanlrastle (Kaj-'Ic Jiinclioii) v L. Gray— X. Hujhes (Miles). 1-rt. Final : L. Cray— X. Hughes v M. Lippold— S. Meardon, G-2. G-2. Boys' Singles. — L. Hancnek (E. Junction) v L. Huston (Lownotl), 6-2: A. Gordon (K. Junction) r A. Willmaii (Lowuod). 6-0 : O. Gray (Miles) v X. Cork (Lowood). G-l; J. Clark (Miles) v L. Geidler (Lowood). 6-1. Semi-final: L. Hancock v O. G...

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Brisbane, Australia (Qld)
"SEX" PLAYS WOMEN'S INTEREST LONDON EXAMPLES [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

'SEX' PLAYS WOMEN'S INTEREST LONDON EXAMPLES Nowadays it is mainly for women that1 theatre managers choose plays, publishers novels, and movie magnates films. That is proved by the pro portion of woracu to men in London audiences, and by the everyday ex perience of booksellers. mere are minority instances (writes Alan Bott in an English paper). Among the shows now in the West-end several attract at least as nnuy men as women — ''Tho Einger,' 'The Ghost Train,' 'Ask Bcccles,' 'Rookery ISTook,'' 'Aloma,' 'Cochrau's Revue,' 'R.S.V.P.' 'Is Zat So?' ''Sleeping Partners,' 'Es- cape,' and 'The Plough and the Stars.'' The appeal of the three plays of crooked mystery is evident. So is that of the farce. Almost as evident is that of 'Aloma'— the South Seas, like the Never-Never Wild West of adventure magazines, symbolise the colourful back MiSS BILL1E LOCKWOOD, the charming Soubrette, now appearing with 'The Snapshots of 1926'' at Cremorne Theatre. ground that men in black coats like to attai...

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Brisbane, Australia (Qld)
SANDGATE CLUB'S OPENING [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

SANDGATE CLUB'S OPENING I The opening of the Saudgate Yacht | Club's season was effected in ideal con- | ditions. A medium westerly was blow- | ing, with occasional squalls, one of which ? I accounted for the capsize of a craft. I All the local raters took part, and were j 1 reinforced by five from Wyunum— J| Evenell, Maud. Jtevd; Violet, and Spur- I wing. The referee's boat, Mr. E. J. I Shaw's launch Koberta, carried a fair I number of grueets, including Mr. W. | Batterskill, commodore of the Wynnum | and Manly Sailing Glub, Mr. D- L. Mof- | fatt (president), Mr. W. Lindley (hau- 1 dieapper), and other Wynnum sailing | enthusiasts, also several members of the | ladies' committee of the same club. | Officials for the day were: Umpire I and handicapper, Mr. J- Jeays; 6tarter. \ Mr. A, Atkins; timekeeper, Mr. E. 1 Roberts. The oourse was from near the I pier head to a buoy about a mile in I the direction of Woody Point, returning I to starting line, thence to .' buoy about I one mile ...

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
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SOUTH BRISBANE SKIFFS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

SOUTH BRISBANE SKIFFS j The race on the Milton Eeaeh resulted 1 in a win for Wildfire. The skiff was built this season for Jack Wallis, and his per formance off the 8 minute behind mark in the light breeze deserves special men tion. The following were the handicaps: Sally (W. Whitten), scratch; Pastime (E. Wolfe), scratch; Avalon (G. Sleatb). linin; Corona (G. Eobertson), lmra; Memory (A. Morehead), lniirj; Meteor (W. Allison), Smin; N.F.J. -J. Jones), 4min; Magnet (W. Marquis). 6mic; Wildfire (J. Wallis), 8min; Vera (E. Ware), 9min; Miss Orleigh (G. Eyland). lOmin. Miss Orleigh lost her start by 3Jmin. owing to a slight mishap. At the e'nd of the first lap Meteor mounded at 3.58.0 Avalon 3.58.50, Wildfire 4.2.25. Pastime 4.2.40, Corona 4.3.10, N.P.J. 4.3-20, Vera 4-3.2o. Magnet 4.4.5, Sally fouled the buoy, and promptly withdrew from the race. The second turn on a wind saw 'Wildfire improve her position to round with half a minute to spare from Meteor. Vera, Avalon, and Magnet fol ...

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
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BRISBANE SKIFFS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

BRISBANE SKIFFS The Brisbane skiff^ held a handicap race, the following boats facing the starter: — Joyce (H. Pavey), scratch; Portia (G. Dunne), Sipjin; Native (J. Geddes), 31min; June (S- Hancock). 5*min;; Musician (K- M* Murray)! Cminr Chance (H. Day), 6Jmin; Elvira (W. Bergin), 7min; Lily (j. Coleinan), Simin; Colleen (J. M'Farlane). 8*min; Venture (H. Crouch), 8$miu; Valencia (T. Dean), lOmin; ' Dragon (A. Whereat), lOmin. The race to the bottom mark brought very few changes, the order rounding being Joyce, Native, Portia, June, Chance, Lily, Dragon, Colleen. Valencia, Venture. On the return journey Joyce, Chance, and Venture showed the better merit, with the former looking at all times a certain winner. Miss Newstead and Valencia were showing good windward quality, but the former was forced to re tire at Gibson Island- Valencia was gaining on the leaders, but by going too far in towards Pinkenba wall dropped back considerably. Portia was disquali- 1 fied during the race. Finis...

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
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Country/State of Publication: Brisbane, Australia (Qld)
WATERLOO BAY SKIFFS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

WATERLOO BAY SKIFFS The Waterloo Bay Club held their' opening race, eight boats facing the starter. Curious and Victor, of the Bris- ' bane and South Brisbane Skiff Clubs, assisted creating greater interest in the event. Following were the; handicaps: — M.. ( — . Chevill). scratch; Vena (X. Loder), 2min.; Avro (W. Lavis), 4min; E.C.B. (J. Brown), 4min; Mercia (W Port), 6min.; Curious (V. Vaughan), 7 '? min.: Victor (V. Lucas j, Tmin.; 3.£ialbu j (J. Horsley) Smin. . ! The result was a triumph i'or the j Australian champion, Victor' who ; secured her first win this season. While the breeze Ia.pt in Vic. Lucas had his j craft movjng freely through the water, her pointing up qualities being very | noticeable. The four backmarkers mafle j a fairly even race of it. MiaJba towards j tbe finish when in a good position was j forced to retire owing to her tiller handle j carrying away. Finishing times: | Victor (V. Lucas), 5.10.20. I Curious (A*. Vaughan), 5.11.3-'. Mercia (W Port). 5.13.3. ...

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
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Country/State of Publication: Brisbane, Australia (Qld)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

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Publication Title: Sunday Mail
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TOWNSVILLE [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

TOWNSVILLE TOWNS VILLE. Saturday.— The sc--- 1 ond race for the Dewar's Cup Teas sailed jo-ejay in a light northerly breeze. Re sults: — CM. -E. .T. Duffield) 4mm., 1. Thelma (P. Pavids), 12niin., -. Marie (M. Taylor), l^niiu., 3. Grare (J. Chapman), ljimii., 4. Vibrio (F. Satipi) scratch, retired, breaking her nu t soon after tlie start. The final race for Bosch's Cup re fulted: ? : Koiuan (T.-MoMra), SOuiin., 1. j i__ Grsee (J, Chapman), liniiii., 4. ? Spray (A-» Washington) ser., 3. j

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
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Country/State of Publication: Brisbane, Australia (Qld)
SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

\- SYDNEY SYDNEY. Saturday.— In a changeable breeze, which veered from south-east to jsouth-west. the former Australian cham pion, H. C. Press 22 (C. Webb), i-ut put a great performance to win by Imin 4sec from Australia (W. Fisher). JJritanuia (G. Eobinsoii) was third, fol lowed by Advance, Defiance, and Arli-se. Pastime, formerly of Queensland, was ' eighth, while KiuJci, formerly Telina III., of Brisbane, capsized. The new 16ft skiff, Vera, from scratch, v won the St. George Club's Handicap at JJotany Bay by imin from Neptune IV. (-T. Arrowsmitli), 3niin. The New _; Queensland built 16ft skiff, Invicta (6. ^ fSwinbpnrne), won the Botany Club rac«- (? and Thrush (A. Beashal), from e&rarc-Jj, [. beat the f-hampipp, Valeta, by 23sec. '

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Brisbane, Australia (Qld)
BASKETBALL RAILWAYS WIN [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

BASKETBALL j — — — ' ? i RAILWAYS WIN j The game which bad the neatest bearjng /en the final amongst the junior grades was played between Valleys and Hallways. Tba - latter team by their win still retain second position on the premiership table. Teanjs: — . . ] Valley: Backs, M. Morjsh, 3. Moore. K. | Beattie; centres. M. Dodds, -J. Jones, 3. Vroomhali; forwards, 3L Diamond. M. Morris.1 6. JolinEtone. i Railways1 Backs. V. Lceding, J. Fisher, tJ M'PJierson : centres, I». Elley. E. EUey, W. j Deane ; forwards, ' A. Hoelscher, S. Costello, ' . w. Scott. ] Valleys Initiated a good scoring movement' right at the start, but good play by Uai!- j ways' backs stopped their progress. Play was] transferred to EailwajTi' end, where fine com-H t-lnation by their goalies resulted. It a : pointer to their credit. Thip success was] repeated a few minutes later. Again Railways, merit through, aud neat centre play saw tile 1 £all go. goalwards for A. Qoelscner to pints : up . and pilot through. Vall...

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
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Country/State of Publication: Brisbane, Australia (Qld)
TINY HOUSES NOVELTIES IN LONDON DWARF'S DWELLING PLACE [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

TINY HOUSES ? 4. ? NOVELTIES IN LOrOON DWARF'S DWELLING PLACE Tucked away .among tlio mansions 5n the Wt'St-Knd of London arc a numbc. of small, and quaint houses, which hardly s-j-!]n ly.rff':- enough for human usr. If von wore tobl that Bumewliere in England there vas a tiny house »' droani3, once occupied by a little old dwarf with wrinkled ve|l'lo\ face and long white board, wherj would you ex poet to nrid it: Probably ninety-nine people out of a hundre'1 would vote for wme remote spot away in tho country, far removed from railway stations and nmtor cars and t'upes. But thev would be wrong This wond-'Tfnl bouse, ?which 1b only Sft Tin wide, is situated in the heart oi London. West-End and it? solitary win dow looks straight out over the gran.l ospar.se of Hyde Park. Past it the 'buses- go with a. rocr and rattle; motor cars swing by with rhvthmic?.! hum. or a dis cordant honk on the horn, and the people of London go hurrying on. They never notice the little house of the dwarf. T...

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Brisbane, Australia (Qld)
THE HOME BEAUTIFUL VALUE OF INSULATION Home Builders Should Note [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

i 'nirT'' —— — —— — ——— — — — — — — — ——— — — ^- --- — - — — - — — — — — - - — — -. __- — ? ___ ? »_. ? _______ _ __ — ___«,_ — ? ? ? ^ ^^^^ ? VALUE OF INSULATION ^ ? ' ? Home Builders Should Note To bnil-3 rcol liouscs for summer nn-5 warm ones f-ir-vint-r has ever been -Up ido;il of successful how const ruction, but iv:is -novcr more TmccSKary than at th«» present tim*;. wlmu hosiHh -omfort and conrflnirn«-e go hand in hand as the inspyaraWo trinity tif -loni.?«tic. happi 7ipps. Apart from desirability tliore is a growing realisation of tlio practical ad vaniagi'B. not teaet of which is economy, in honipp that are built for comfort rm.j their value to the investor is too real to be overlookejj. Thus the liome that 5s well insulated' in walls, floors ceilings and roofs 5s a blessing t* the occupants in excessive summer temperatures, ? wTipji they do not have to wilt beneath thf? hot hit fluwina in unobstructed from all directions or beating down mercilessly f roii au -iron, bitumin...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

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PRICE OF CHEESE REDUCTION OF 1d A LB. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

PRICE OF CHEESE ? . .. ♦ .. — . .S£0U£TIGN 0F U A.I-Pf-.-v Fr-?m to-morrpw (Monday) morn ing die wholesale price ot cheese in Brisbane will be reduced by ll a lbr mating medium 1/ a 1b $oA loaf 1/1- In' effecting the change the Queensland Cheese Pool, has been in fluenced by supplies of southern cheese coining into tae Brisbane inaiket and being qupted at a lower price than the local product. A feyr days ago the price of cheese in Sydney was reduced, owing to increased supplies.

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
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ANCESTRY OF THE BICYCLE [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 10 October 1926

ANCESTRY OF THE BICYCLE ♦. — ? ? As sometimes happens in the compilation of a bulky tome, a tinge of humour has been given to the new and voluminous traffic laws published 'for Brisbane's be.Hefif. This humour crops out in various unexpected ways, and takes on a neat satirical note when referring to vehicles that may frighten Jiorses. -' Xo person,' runs the new rule, 'shall on any road drive any vehicle or ride any horse or velocipede on which appears any advertise ment likely to frighten any horse.' Surejy a velocipede, with or without an advertisement, would frighten the modern noree. ^Wnen tiie velocipede hrs1 came into fashion early in jthe nineteenth eentnry, Faraday and other pioneers who favoured that form of tranepprtajtion generally rod e the machines inside riding schools, thougii the queer caricaturist, Gruik shank, shows in one of bis pictures several horses rearing with indignation and fright at the eight of a velocipede standing harmlessly ^ear their stable door. Perh...

Publication Title: Sunday Mail
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